1. Counselling



    Services/programs

      Bereavement and Grief Counselling

    • Find Your Feet

      Find your Feet is an 8 week program that includes to one on one sessions with a qualified...

      Eligibility: Find Your Feet for Youth - 11-15yrs
      Find Your Feet for Adolescents - 16-18yrs
      Find...

      Contact: 5940 2435

      Referral by: - Anyone can call 5940 2435 and make a referral....

    • Merinda Park Adolescent and Adult Counselling Services

      MPAACS provides long and short term counselling services to youth between the ages of 10-25 as...

      Eligibility: The service is available to youth between the ages of 10-25 and also adults of all ages.

      Contact: 03 5996 9056

      Provided by: Merinda Park Learning and Community...

      Referral by: - Youth over 18 can self refer to the service,...

    • Counselling

    • Angel Light Link

      Angel Light Link provides support groups and individual counselling for young women aged 12-25...

      Eligibility: Young women aged 12-25 years who reside in Casey, Cardinia or Dandenong

      Contact: 03 9796 5054

      Provided by: Angel Light Link

      Referral by: Anyone can refer to Angel Light Link. Self-referrals...

    • AWARE

      SECASA AWARE provide assessment and treatment of sexually abusive behaviour (SAB) and problem...

      Eligibility: We work with a number of age groups:
      Children under 10 years (PSB);
      Children and...

      Contact: 03 9928 8741

      Provided by: South Eastern Centre Against Sexual...

    • Cardinia Shire Youth Support Program

      The Cardinia Youth Support Program is a confidential, generalist service, offering medium term...

      Eligibility: Young people aged 12-24 years who have strong connections to the Cardinia Shire.

      Contact: 18004YOUTH

      Referral by: - Referrals can be made by: families, friends,...

    • Casey North Community Information & Support Service

      Provides a range of community information programs and resources:  Emergency relief, crisis...

      Contact: 03 9705 6699

      Provided by: Casey North Community Information...

    • CatholicCare Refugee and Settlement program

      Provides social and life skills for newly arrived young people and their families, case...

      Eligibility: Young people 18 years to 25 years.
      Younger people with parental consent for counselling...

      Contact: 03 8710 9600

      Provided by: CatholicCare

      Referral by: - Ring 03 9793 2200 to make an appointment for...

    • Chaplaincy

      ECHO Youth and Family Services provides chaplains in five local schools. Our experienced...

      Eligibility: National School Chaplaincy Permission form required

      Contact: 03 5968 4460

      Provided by: ECHO Youth and Family Services

    • Child/Adolescent Counselling

      Counselling for young people involves talking to a professional, compassionate and skilled...

      Eligibility: FMC Mediation and Counselling provides service to all members of the community. Our trained staff...

      Contact: 1800 639 523

      Provided by: FMC

    • City of Greater Dandenong Counselling and Support

      We offer free and confidential counselling where young people can talk about anything that might...

      Eligibility: Young people aged 12-25 years who live, work or study within the City of Greater Dandenong.

      Contact: 03 9793 2155

      Provided by: City of Greater Dandenong Youth...

      Referral by: - Young people can refer themselves directly....

    • Counselling Services

      Counselling for women and people under the age of 18 years who: have experienced sexual assault...

      Eligibility: People under the age of 18 years who
      1) have experienced sexual assault and people around...

      Contact: 03 9705 3200

      Provided by: Windermere

      Referral by: - Self-referral, agency or family

    • Cranbourne Information & Support Service Inc

      Provides information, advocacy and referral services, as well as crisis support services such as...

      Eligibility: Any resident of the City of Casey (South) can access our service so long as they can provide...

      Contact: 03 5996 3333

      Provided by: Cranbourne Information and Support...

    • Cyrene Centre Family Drug and Alcohol Service

      We provide counselling support for families afflicted by substance addiction. Our counsellors see...

      Eligibility: Families afflicted by AOD issues, both users and non-users.

      Contact: 03 9574 6355 or 0403 214 465

      Provided by: Cyrene Centre

      Referral by: Anyone can refer.

    • Engaging Families

      Engaging Families provides outreach and counselling support for families with children under the...

      Eligibility: Experiencing Family Violence with AOD concerns and/ or Mental Health concerns
      Living...

      Contact: 9705 3200

      Provided by: Windermere

      Referral by: - Anyone: Agencies and Self referrals

    • Family Violence Counselling

      Provides specialised individual or family counselling for victim/ survivors of family violence or...

      Eligibility: Women and children who experienced or witnessed family violence currently, recently or...

      Provided by: Windermere

      Referral by: - Anyone - case managers, service providers, self...

    • Financial Counselling Southern

      Financial Counselling Southern provides financial counselling in partnership with Springvale...

      Eligibility: Any person 12 years or older who has debt-related matters and lives or works in the City of...

      Contact: 03 9549 5288

      Provided by: Monash Health

      Referral by: - People can self-refer, be referred by a particular...

    • Find Your Feet

      Find your Feet is an 8 week program that includes to one on one sessions with a qualified...

      Eligibility: Find Your Feet for Youth - 11-15yrs
      Find Your Feet for Adolescents - 16-18yrs
      Find...

      Contact: 5940 2435

      Referral by: - Anyone can call 5940 2435 and make a referral....

    • headspace Dandenong

      headspace Dandenong provides young people and their families with access to youth friendly...

      Eligibility: Our services are available to young people aged 12-25 and their carers.

      Contact: 1800 367 968

      Provided by: headspace

      Referral by: - There are a number of ways young people can access...

    • headspace Narre Warren

      headspace Narre Warren provides young people and their families with access to youth friendly...

      Eligibility: Our services are available to young people aged 12-25 and their carers.

      Contact: 1800 367 968

      Provided by: headspace

      Referral by: - There are a number of ways young people can access...

    • Kids Helpline

      Kids Helpline is a free, 24 hour counselling service for young people aged 5-25 years....

      Eligibility: Kids Helpline is a support service for young people aged between 5 and 25 years.

      Contact: 1800 55 1800

    • Lifeline

      13 11 14 is a confidential telephone crisis support service available 24/7 from a landline,...

      Eligibility: Lifeline provides all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to online, phone and...

      Contact: 13 11 14

    • Merinda Park Adolescent and Adult Counselling Services

      MPAACS provides long and short term counselling services to youth between the ages of 10-25 as...

      Eligibility: The service is available to youth between the ages of 10-25 and also adults of all ages.

      Contact: 03 5996 9056

      Provided by: Merinda Park Learning and Community...

      Referral by: - Youth over 18 can self refer to the service,...

    • Relationships Australia Victoria and Family Relationships Centre

      We are active in the area of family relationship services through Family Relationship Centres...

      Eligibility: Our services are for all members of the community, regardless of their religion, age, gender,...

      Contact: 03 8768 4111 Berwick, 03 5990 1900...

      Provided by: Relationships Australia Victoria

    • Southern Migrant and Refugee Centre

      Provides one-on-one support to refugee young people. Other services include activities (sport,...

      Eligibility: Refugee young people aged 16-25 living in the City of Greater Dandenong, City of Casey or...

      Contact: 03 9767 1900

      Provided by: Southern Migrant & Refugee Centre...

      Referral by: - Anyone can refer. Young people can self refer.

    • Suicide Call Back Service

      The Suicide Call Back Service is a 24-hour, nationwide service that provides telephone and online...

      Eligibility: People 15 years or over people 15 years and over who fit one of the following categories:
      ...

      Contact: 1300 659 467

    • SuicideLine

      SuicideLine is a 24/7 telephone counselling service offering professional support to people at...

      Eligibility: Anyone who is concerned about their own suicidal thoughts or behaviours, or if you concerned...

      Contact: 1300 651 251

    • Victims Assistance Program

      If you are the victim of a violent crime, help is available through the Victims Assistance...

      Eligibility: If you have experienced or witnessed a violent crime you can use our service. It is also...

      Contact: 03 9705 3200

      Provided by: Windermere

      Referral by: - Anyone can refer to the Victims Assistance Program

    • Youth Links

      Youth Links is a friendly, busy place operating from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. The service...

      Eligibility: Young people aged 14 to 25 years.

      Contact: 03 9547 0511

      Provided by: Youth Links

      Referral by: - Self-referral or case workers

    • Youth Links Drop In Service

      Drop In Service: The Youth Links Drop In service operates from 2pm to 5pm, Monday to Friday. The...

      Eligibility: Assistance for young people in crisis or financial hardship.
      The assistance available...

      Contact: 03 9547 0511

      Provided by: Youth Links

      Referral by: - Self-referrals or case workers

    • Youth Links General Counselling

      Youth Links provides general counselling to young people aged 14-25 years. Issues include: grief,...

      Eligibility: Young people aged 14-25 years.

      Contact: 03 9547 0511

      Provided by: Youth Links

      Referral by: - Self-referrals, family members, friends, other...

    • General Counselling

    • Find Your Feet

      Find your Feet is an 8 week program that includes to one on one sessions with a qualified...

      Eligibility: Find Your Feet for Youth - 11-15yrs
      Find Your Feet for Adolescents - 16-18yrs
      Find...

      Contact: 5940 2435

      Referral by: - Anyone can call 5940 2435 and make a referral....

    • Merinda Park Adolescent and Adult Counselling Services

      MPAACS provides long and short term counselling services to youth between the ages of 10-25 as...

      Eligibility: The service is available to youth between the ages of 10-25 and also adults of all ages.

      Contact: 03 5996 9056

      Provided by: Merinda Park Learning and Community...

      Referral by: - Youth over 18 can self refer to the service,...

    • Sexual Assault Counselling

    • Family Violence Counselling

      Provides specialised individual or family counselling for victim/ survivors of family violence or...

      Eligibility: Women and children who experienced or witnessed family violence currently, recently or...

      Provided by: Windermere

      Referral by: - Anyone - case managers, service providers, self...

    • Making Rights Reality

      Making Rights Reality is a program at the South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault (SECASA)...

      Eligibility: Anyone who has been sexually assaulted and lives in the South East of Melbourne can come to...

      Contact: 03 9928 8741

      Provided by: South Eastern Centre Against Sexual...

    • SECASA Counselling

      Confidential counselling and support for those who have been sexually or physically assaulted...

      Eligibility: For females or males from the age of 4 years onwards who have been sexually or physically assaulted.

      Contact: 03 9594 2289 (24/7)

      Provided by: South Eastern Centre Against Sexual...

      Referral by: - Anyone.